Losslit contributor:
Amy Liptrot

Amy Liptrot is a writer from the Orkney islands and currently lives in Berlin. Her first book, The Outrun, a memoir, will be published by Canongate in early 2016.

 

Twitter: @amy_may

Website: http://amyliptrot.tumblr.com/

Migrant and Vagrants

‘I’ve been cataloguing ornithological data, folders and boxes and filing cabinets: every dead bird washed up on Orkney beaches 1976-2012, the location of each arctic skua on the island of Hoy in 1982.